The World's Scariest Dictator's Daughter Just Released a Pop Single…

Gulnara Karimova is the scary daughter of a scary dictator. Think Uday Hussein as a blonde with autotune. As promised, Karimova — who moonlights as a fashion designer and pop star in between serving as Uzbekistan's ambassador to Spain and permanent representative to the U.N. in Geneva, and, you know, being implicated » 1/14/13 2:05pm 1/14/13 2:05pm

Susan G. Komen's Ill-Advised Partnership With a Dictator's Daughter

The breast cancer charity that managed to make almost everyone angry by defunding and then reinstating funds to Planned Parenthood earlier this year is involved in another poorly thought out venture — its partner charity in Uzbekistan is run by Gulnara Karimova, the ruthless child labor-exploiting fashion designer/pop… » 4/20/12 11:20am 4/20/12 11:20am

Womb-Stealing All the Rage in Uzbekistan

A BBC investigation has uncovered a massive government-mandated program that forced doctors to sterilize women in Uzbekistan without their knowledge or consent. Tens of thousands of women have been affected, with no end in sight. But doctors aren't just sneaking into women's houses at night and stealthily making off… » 4/12/12 2:50pm 4/12/12 2:50pm

The British Ambassador, The Uzbek Stripper And The Dictator Who Boils…

Perhaps you remember hearing things about Uzbekistan, such as: it was catapulted to "important American ally" status after 9/11 for its border with Afghanistan; they employ torture there; by torturing I mean "boiling a man to death" torture; these and other human rights abuses were brought to light by a British… » 2/01/08 5:30pm 2/01/08 5:30pm